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By: Staff Writer Regular Physical Exercise • According to Age UK, this can reduce developing dementia by as much as 36%. Eating a Mediterranean Diet • According to Mayo Clinic, this diet is associated with a lower level of oxidized low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol • Increases overall ...

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By Staff Writer Dementia • A syndrome, not a disease. • It is a group of symptoms that affects mental cognitive tasks such as memory and reasoning. • People can have more than one type of dementia known as mixed dementia. • According to World Health Organization, 47.5 million people around t...

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By: Lauren Antkowiak Families and friends face uncertainty after someone they love suffers from a stroke. Most of those who suffer from a stroke are older and do not ever fully recover from it. The future is unknown for stroke patients, so sometimes you just need to be surrounded by people who have ...

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By: Lauren Antkowiak According to the Stroke Center: Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. More than 140,000 people die each year from stroke in the US. Stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the US. Nearly three-quarters of all strokes occur in pe...

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By: Mary Siwirski May is Stroke Awareness month. As a Registered Nurse in a Neurosurgical Intensive Care unit, I can be heard explaining signs of a stroke to anyone near me. Knowing that someone I have spoken to is able to recognize stroke symptoms and have the knowledge to seek emergency medical as...

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 By: Tariq U. Azam A stroke is a medical condition in which blood supply is interrupted to part of the brain, leading a variety of symptoms. There are two categories of stroke. An ischemic stroke, which is when there is a lack of blood flow through one or more of the blood vessels supplying the bra...

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By: Daniel Azzinaro Information released from the Center of Disease Control (CDC) specify that 1 out of 68 children in the United States will be diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). As resources become rarer, instructors find it more and more difficult to meet the needs of individual st...

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By: Victoria Robbins People with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) have impairments in social interaction, communication as well as atypical behaviors that include restricted interests and repetitive behaviors. According to The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in 68 US children ha...

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